Umculo weDwala uwuhlobo olubanzi lomculo odumile owavela njenge-"rock and roll" e-United States kuma-1950 okuqala, futhi waqala waba yizindlela ezahlukene zezitayela ku-1960s futhi kamuva, ikakhulukazi e-United Kingdom nase-United States . Inomsuka wayo ku-1940s no-1950s rock and roll, isitayela esithinta kakhulu izinhlobo ze-African-American ze-blues nesigqi kanye ne-blues, nakumculo wezwe. Umculo weDwala nawo wakha ngokuqinile ezinhlotsheni eziningi zezinhlobo ezinjengama-blues kagesi nabantu, kanye namathonya afakwe e-jazz, e-classical nakwezinye izitayela zomculo. Ngomculo, idwala ligxile kugitala kagesi, ngokuvamile njengengxenye yeqembu elisehlathini elinamabhasi kagesi, amadubhu, nomculi oyedwa noma ngaphezulu. Ngokuvamile, idwala ingoma esekelwe engoma ngokuvamile ngesignesha ye-4 / 4 usebenzisa i-verse-chorus ifomu, kodwa uhlobo luye lwahluke kakhulu. Njengomculo we-pop, amazwi avame ukucindezela uthando lomlingani kodwa futhi abuye ahlangane nezinhlobonhlobo zezinye izingqikithi ezihlala zentando yabantu noma ezombusazwe.

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